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6 Weird Warning Signs That Could Indicate Your Heart Is in Trouble

See your doctor if you have any concerns about these.<p>The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work …

Medical Research

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit<p>We all want to start a fitness regime, but with our busy lives it becomes difficult, we feel it is a time …

Workouts

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

How Reading Novels in Math Class Can Strengthen Student Engagement

Every January, Nashville teacher Joel Bezaire reads <i>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</i> aloud to his students. Sounds pretty standard, …

Teaching

This is why all your meetings are disasters

Meetings have a bad reputation, and it’s not unwarranted. Sixty-five percent of senior managers said meetings keep them from completing their own …

Productivity

Why tea tree and lavender oils may cause 'man boobs'

Tea tree and lavender oil found in soaps, shampoos and hair gels may be causing men to grow breasts, new research has warned.<p>Petri dish analysis revealed that some of the chemicals widely used in the essential oils promoted the female hormone oestrogen, while holding back testosterone.<p>Previously …

Essential Oils

It's time to protect yourself — and your friends — from Facebook

Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this …

Social Media

Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep<p>When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in 2003. But what if our guts …

Sleep

There Are 4 Kinds of Modern Parents. Which One Are You?

Your parenting style affects everything from your child's health to her academic success.<p>Raising kids in today's world is no easy task. From warnings about too much screen time and too many food additives, to the pressure to help your child succeed in school and on the sports field, parenting has …

Parenting

This 7-Word Mantra Saves Me Every Time I Feel Anxious

You would never meet me and think, <i>this woman has anxiety</i>. I walk into rooms wearing electric-berry lipsticks, flamboyant outfits (I’ve never met a …

What Your Resting Heart Rate Can Tell You About Your Fitness

One of the often-highlighted features of the new iteration of the Apple Watch is its ability to track your resting heart rate (I mentioned it in my …

Fitness Technology

This No-Gym, HIIT Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

This HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout is the perfect fat-burning addition to any exercise program you're currently doing. The best …

Exercise

What interviewers really want to hear when they ask 'Why do you want to work here?'

"So why do you want to work here?"<p>Eventually this question comes up in every interview. Over the course of the last 30 years, I have been and I continue to ask this question all the time.<p>I have learned there is a limited set of answers applicants give in response to this question and one particular …

Employment

6 Simple but Effective Things You Can Do to Get Through Times.

<i>Tough times don’t last, tough people do.</i><p>It’s inevitable that all of us are going to experience some tough times one time or another, the most …

Teachers: your guide to learning strategies that really work

In an extract from his book on bridging the gap between research and teaching practice, Carl Hendrick picks key techniques for teaching effectively<p>Research on effective learning reveals that an awful lot of what goes on in the classroom simply doesn’t matter. There are many pointless activities …

Pedagogy

Why Grades Are Not Paramount to Achievement

The intrinsic love of learning supplants the drive for high marks in the long run.<p>At the beginning of this school year, my colleagues and I decided to avoid giving the sophomores in our English classes any grades for six weeks. Research shows that providing students with a number or letter in …

To This Day

How to Create a Double Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

The artistic effect created by compositing images in a double exposure is certainly nothing new, but the masking techniques learned in constructing …

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Landscape Photography

Why can’t Hillary let it go? Donald Trump’s not the only one still obsessing over the election

In a bizarre performance, Clinton blamed Comey, WikiLeaks, Russia, the New York Times and Netflix. What’s missing?<p>Hillary Clinton may have finally lost the plot.<p>Last year's defeated Democratic presidential candidate spoke to journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg at the Code 2017 conference in …

Government

Hillary Clinton’s big problem wasn’t bad data — it was bad politics

Clinton points fingers at Comey, the Russians and the media. But her inability to look in the mirror says it all<p>Even six months after the election, Hillary Clinton is still loath to admit fault for her loss to Donald Trump last November. That was the key takeaway, at least, from Clinton’s recent …

Government

Video Games Are Good For Your Brain [Infographic]

In 2015 at the University of California, Irvine, a study was made to test the effects of playing video games on a part of our brains called the hippocampus, which is part of the limbic system and helps spatial memory and the transition of information from short-term memory to long-term memory. The …

Gamification

Japan is using robots for everything because there just aren't enough people

Japan's obsessed with automation — not because it's novel, but because there just aren't enough people.<p>More small and medium-sized companies are …

Bank of Japan

The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

Tutorials

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia. But one teacher is giving new …

Mathematics

This 20-minute workout will make you younger

Nancy Slagowitz, 49, says she has found her fountain of youth. And she didn’t discover it in an expensive pill — her miracle came in the form of a …

10 Tips for Teaching Emotional Regulation (& Improving Classroom Behavior at the Same Time)

It’s test day, and emotions are running high in the classroom. Joe hasn’t stopped fidgeting all morning. He notices that his teacher is about to pass …

Stress Kills! 5 Ways to Keep Your Stress Levels Low.

The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been known to skip a few meals, dump four shots of espresso into one cup and even drink a …

Bill Gates

10 Unprofessional Habits That Could Kill Your Career

If even one of these reflects your workplace style, it's time to change things up.<p>If you're like most people, you've put a lot of time, energy, and …

Frugal Living

A former McKinsey partner says if you can't make a dent in your to-do list, you're probably thinking about it all wrong

In theory, this strategy is brilliant. And yet I rarely find it helpful.<p>What typically ends up happening is I organize my day beautifully: From 10 a.m. to noon I'll write a story; from noon to 2 p.m. I'll do research for another story; and so on.<p>And then it's 2 p.m. and I'm only halfway through …

Time Management

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want | Inc.com

A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe you've done the same. Maybe you've submitted plenty of resumes. Maybe …

Employment